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  • Attorney or Law Firm for Legal Representation

    The Comanche Nation is seeking candidates of potential Attorney or Law Firm for Legal Representation. Candidates must practice Native American Law. Please show all experiences by resume and proposal. Must CERTIFY IN WRITING: no suit was brought against the Comanche Nation. Must CERTIFY IN WRITING: all potential conflicts and submit

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The Native American Languages Lab at the University of Texas at Arlington is organizing upcoming free workshops on Native languages during the month of November at various locations in Texas and Oklahoma.   For more information, email us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call us at 817-272-7608.

"Connecting with your Tribal Language"

Tuesday, November 18th, 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm

Location:  Urban Inter-Tribal Center of Texas, 1261 Record Crossing Rd, Dallas, TX

Whether you know a few phrases or just how to introduce yourself, or you grew up speaking your tribal language, we show how you can connect with your language, bring language into the home, and/or teach your language to family or in the community. This workshop will provide resources for the many people in Dallas-Fort Worth who want to connect with their tribal language, whatever it may be.  Door prizes of Native Language CDs and books will be given out.  Enrolled Tribal Members are eligible for the door prizes, must bring card to collect prize.  Families, grandparents, and youth are all welcome! Pizza and drinks provided. Registration not required.  This workshop is co-sponsored by the Urban Inter-Tribal Center of Texas.

 

"Living your Language: Two-day Native Language Revitalization Workshop"

Friday, November 21st to Saturday, November 22, 8 am - 5 pm

Location:  Chickasaw Community Center, 700 N. Mississippi Ave, Ada, Oklahoma

Topics covered in this two-day indigenous language documentation and revitalization workshop includes teaching techniques for indigenous languages (including Master-Apprentice), training on video and audio technology, and what you need to know about your language to teach it.  The experienced instructors have led workshops for Oklahoma Breath of Life, CoLang, ONLA, AILDI, and NILI.  Instructors include:

•            Mosiah Bluecloud (Sauk Language Department)

•            Colleen Fitzgerald (University of Texas at Arlington)

•            Joshua Hinson (Chickasaw Language Revitalization Program)

•            Carlos Nash (University of Kansas)

•            Dylan Herrick and Racquel Yamada, (both from University of Oklahoma).

Registration recommended; email confirmation of attendance to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..